Free Press Journal
  • Hindu youths gear up for Bhojshala

    Dharampuri: A massive rally to liberate Bhojshala and reinstall the Goddess Vagwadevi by creating a mass awareness on Hinduism was organised by the Hindu Jagaran Manch here on Wednesday.

  • Tanzanian stripping: BJP questions Rahul’s silence

    New Delhi : BJP on Thursday targeted Congress for its ‘hypocrisy’ in not initiating action against the culprits in the Tanzanian woman stripping case in Bengaluru and for doing politics of opportunism, even as it questioned Rahul Gandhi’s ‘silence’ over the incident.

  • ED seeks extradition of Briton in chopper deal

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sought extradition of a British national, alleged to be a middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal, on charges of money laundering.

  • Toss-up between Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey: World T20 berth

    New Delhi : The clean sweep in the T20 series against Australia has lessened their dilemmas but selectors will debate whether new find Manish Pandey is better-suited than Ajinkya Rahane for the number seven spot when they name the Indian squads for the World T20 and the Asia Cup, here today.

  • Sushma to visit Sri Lanka over fishermen issues

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Colombo today on a two-day visit when she will hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership during which the issues of fishermen and rights of minority Tamils are expected to figure prominently.

  • Death of 10 soldiers in avalanche confirmed

    Jammu : The 10 Army personnel, including an officer, who were buried under a mass of snow after being hit by an avalanche on Wednesday  at a high-altitude post on Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, have died.

  • Gawli’s furlough plea: HC seeks govt reply

    Mumbai : The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a petition filed by Mumbai’s gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, seeking furlough.

  • Batting for a cause…

    Maasai  : Warriors from Kenya take a run in their cricket match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against a team comprising of Australian rugby union and rugby league players in Sydney on Thursday.  The bare-chested Maasai Warriors team dress in their traditional tribal attire as they tour the world playing cricket to raise awareness of

  • J-K Guv hires advisors as uncertainty prevails

    Srinagar : With political uncertainty expected to prolong, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Thursday appointed two retired IAS officers as his Advisors to assist him in running the affairs of the state.

  • End the uncertainty in Kashmir

    Regardless of who is to blame for the continuing democratic vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir, the fact is that the uncertainty is not good for the border State.

  • Rahul Dravid in ICC’s Anti-Corruption Oversight Group

    Dubai : Batting great Rahul Dravid has been named in ICC’s newly appointed Anti-Corruption Oversight Group as part of the recommendation from its Integrity Working Party of the parent body. “The oversight group will include the Chairman of the Executive Committee (under whose area of responsibility this function rests) and will also include former India captain Rahul Dravid, legal expert Louis Weston and independent anti-corruption advisor John Abbott, who was the Chairman of

  • Fake recruitment racket: Now, BMC official in the net

    Mumbai : Crime branch officials have arrested another BMC official in connection with the job recruitment scam. The arrested accused is an Assistant head supervisor, one of the highest designations among all those arrested in the scam that was unearthed in December.

  • Dream academy for Dream Girl

    As the Dream Girl, Hema Malini was the heartthrob of generations of film goers. She was one of the few stars of the 1970s and even later, whose name could pull in audiences, not a small feat in a male-dominated industry. Starting out as a pretty face, she showed she could act, in films like Seeta aur Geeta and Sholay. Her characters have become legendary.

  • After illness, Lehmann to return to OZ camp

    Wellington : Australian cricket team’s head coach Darren Lehmann will return to the side on Saturday subsequent to being given medical clearance to return to work after he was diagnosed on January 23 with deep vein thrombosis.

  • Now, Adhir wants to move privilege move over eviction

    New Delhi : Angry over his eviction from an official bungalow, senior Congress MP from West Bedngal Adhir Chowdhury has sought permission of the Lok Sabha Speaker to move a privilege motion against the authorities concerned.

  • Virat Kohli reminds me of Viv Richards: Ravi Shastri

    New Delhi : In awe of Virat Kohli’s meteoric rise, Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri on Thursday said the swashbuckling batsman seems like a mirror-image of West Indian great Viv Richards and ‘wields his willow like a fencer does to his sword.’